WI-RN NICU 9390
University Of Wisconsin posted over 2 years ago
Contract | Madison, WI
Description:On Call Rate:No Call Overtime Rate:All Inclusive Rate + $10 Call Back Minimum: Holiday Rate:All Inclusive Rate + $10 shift:12 hour days or nights Minimum Years Experience Required:2 Certification Requirements: General:PALS Nursing:No Certifications Needed Dialysis:No Certifications Needed Neonatal Intensive Care The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at American Family Childrení¢ó»s Hospital offers challenging and rewarding critical care nursing opportunities. Nurses at this state-of-the-art, level IV NICU provide care for critically ill newborns, infants and their families across the continuum of care, from admission to discharge. Nurses will care for infants requiring the most advanced diagnostic and therapeutic services, including high frequency oscillatory ventilation, nitric oxide, as well as a wide variety of both medical and surgical issues, including prematurity, congenital diaphragmatic hernia, gastroschisis, omphalocele and hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy. The brand new, 14 bed NICU will be a model for patient and family centered care. Nurses in this unit will collaborate with a multidisciplinary team including: Neonatologists, Neonatal Nurse Practitioners, Pediatric Surgeons, Respiratory Therapists, Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapists, Case Managers, Social Workers, Spiritual Care, and Child life Specialists to coordinate a holistic plan of care for the patient and family.Minimum Requirements:1. Traveler must have permanent address outside 75 mile radius of Madison2. Traveler must have WI nursing license or compact license from their permanent address state 3. Traveler must have completed two years of acute care experience within last 3 years.4. Traveler must have experience in previous level III or level IV NICU.5. Traveler must have Basic Arrhythmia experience. Will be required to pass Telemetry test upon arrival at UWHC.7. Needs 2 references from recent work environment/assignments (supervisor or manager only).Telemetry Competency: All agency travelers must demonstrate competency in interpretation of cardiac rhythms before your orientation begins. Previous completion of PALS, ACLS, etc. is not acceptable as a demonstration of this competency. Instead, you will be expected to satisfactorily complete a 20 question test which consists of multiple choice questions and write-in rhythm identification. You must pass with an overall score of 80% and correctly identify 100% of the 4 life-threatening rhythms for your patient population (adult or peds). If there are any questions, please refer to earlier communication from UWHC to your agency.